Firebird 3.02 is out!

Firebird Project is happy to announce general availability of Firebird 3.0.2 — the second point release in the Firebird 3.0 series.

This sub-release offers many bug fixes (including fix for a recently reported security vulnerability) and also adds a few minor features and improvements, please refer to the Release Notes for the full list of changes. Binary kits for Windows and Linux on both 32-bit and 64-bit platforms are immediately available for download.

Not using Firebird 3 yet? Get the Migration Guide to Firebird 3 and save you a lot of time in the migration process!

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FirebirdNews site revamped

Hello!

I’m pleased to announce that FirebirdNews site now uses a modern adaptive theme, meaning that it will display correctly in several screen sizes, including mobile devices like smartphones and tablets.

Enjoy!

Carlos H. Cantu

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Firebird 2.5.7 is available

Firebird Project is happy to announce general availability of Firebird 2.5.7 — the latest minor release in the Firebird 2.5 series.

This sub-release introduces several bug fixes (including fix for a recently reported security vulnerability) and a few improvements, please refer to the Release Notes for the full list of changes. Binary kits for Windows and Linux on both 32-bit and 64-bit platforms are immediately available for download. Binary kits for Mac OS X will follow shortly.

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Firebird Chocolatey package available

Hello!
 
Just passing to inform that Firebird chocolatey packages are now ready for public usage.​ ​:)
 
As easy as
choco install firebird​ ​-y
 
to install Firebird 3.0.1 SuperServer.
 
There’s also support for 2.1 and 2.5 releases. As well for Classic and SuperClassic installs.
 
More info at: 
 
Best regards!
F.D.Castel
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Firebird 3.0.1 is available

Firebird Project is happy to announce general availability of Firebird 3.0.1 — the first point release in the Firebird 3.0 series.

This sub-release offers many bug fixes and also adds a few improvements, please refer to the Release Notes for the full list of changes. Binary kits for Windows and Linux on both 32-bit and 64-bit platforms are immediately available for download.

Do you plan to move to Firebird 3? Wanna avoid unnecessary headaches? Check out the Migration Guide to Firebird 3 right now!

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Are you prepared for Firebird 3?

So, Firebird 3.0.1 is out, and you are planning to move to it. But are you prepared for this task? Migrating to previous versions was usually an easy task, but is this still true for Firebird 3.x? Answer the following questions to know if you are really prepared to move to Firebird 3!

1) Can I connect to a database created in Firebird 2.5, using Firebird 3?

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Databases challenges

ODBMS Industry Watch recently interviewed Jim Starkey about “Database Challenges and Innovations”. The complete interview can be seen here. Jim invented the MVCC (Multi Version Concurrency Control) model, which is used in Firebird, InterBase and Postgres RDBMS.

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